By Joseph Mayton
"CAIRO: An Egyptian activist told ONTV’s Yousri Fouda early Thursday morning
that Muslim Brotherhood members attacked the field hospital she had been in on
Wednesday evening, attempting to take the injured and threatening women,
demanding they leave the area.
Naglaa Bader said the Brotherhood supporters entered the area and began
pushing and moving protesters at the field hospital, which had been set up to
give medical assistance to protesters injured in the ongoing violence near the
“They looked through one injured man for his ID,” she told Fouda.
When Bader asked the men what their intentions were with the injured, she was
told that they did not want to kill anyone.
“We will just break his hand, the hand that threw rocks at us, so he spends 6
months in treatment to give us a break,” Bader said he told her.
Then the angry Brotherhood attackers tried to throw out the women at the
hospital, including Bader and Mona Mina, the head of the Doctors Without Rights
The women refused, saying they would only leave if everyone was forced
Then, “one of the men came over and threatened to kill Mina. He said that if
he ever saw her face again he would,” she added. “The threat came in an
extremely scary tone.”
ONTV is showing a live feed of the ongoing violence, including angry
Brotherhood groups singling out anti-President Morsi protesters and beating them
brutally, with sticks, sharp objects and knives. In one of the many images, a
man is seen being surrounded by a group of men. He is hit by something and when
his head turns to face the camera, blood is seen streaking down his face.
Egyptian activists and political groups confirmed the death of two
anti-President Mohamed Morsi protesters around the Presidential Palace after
Muslim Brotherhood members and supporters attacked the two and killed them.
The two murdered protesters are Karam Gerges and Mohamed Essam.
Activists shared photos of the two dead men with blood covering their faces
and bodies. Al-Tayar Al-Shaabi, the popular current revolutionary movement
confirmed the protesters death.
The armed Brotherhood supporters were reported to have used knives, broken
glass, Molotov cocktails, rubber bullets and live ammunition to disperse the
opposition sit-in that followed a massive protest outside the presidential
palace late on Tuesday, calling for Morsi to step down.
Over 200 people have been injured as Muslim Brotherhood supporters continue
to attack Egyptian activists who had been protesting against President Mohamed